Thomas Knut Lennart Elmqvist, Swedish plant ecologist. Achievements include assistance in the creation of four rainforest preserves in Western Samoa, South Pacific, in conjunction with research on endangered flying fox species. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Tropica Biology Association (council).
Assistant professor Natural Science Research Council, Umeå, Sweden, 1990-1994. Associate professor University Umeå, Sweden, 1994-1996. Science research director Swedish Biodiversity Center, Uppsala, Sweden, since 1996.
Advisory board Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, Stockholm, 1989-1991. Reference group Swedish Nature Science Research Council, Stockholm, 1993-1995.